These website terms of use regulate the relationship between us and each user of (or visitor to) this website.


These Terms of Use apply to the entire website which can be found at: By continuing to access and utilize this website, we assume that you as the user agree with and accept the Terms of Use as stated here, and that if you don’t, you will stop using the website.


This website contains information about Thoughtsfirst and about Dr Colinda Linde and the services they offer to their clients. It also contains information about psychology and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and related topics. All the information is based on the writer’s best understanding at the time, and is intended for general information purposes only. It should in no way be construed as professional advice. Do not make any lifestyle or career or business decisions based on this information without first balancing it against common sense, scientific evidence, or the advice of a qualified professional in a related field.

Ownership of Material

All material found on this website, unless otherwise stated, is owned by Potentiate Solutions Inc. and/or Dr Colinda Linde. You as a user are permitted to use the content for educational, personal or non-commercial purposes. You are not permitted to copy, reproduce, distribute, or use for commercial purposes any of the material without our prior written consent. Nothing on the website should be construed as granting any exception to these conditions of use.

Limit of Liability

We will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the content on the website is correct and reliable, however, inaccuracies might occur, and information may become outdated. You are asked to recognise this and acknowledge that the website is provided to you “voetstoots” or “as is”, and that you use the website at your own risk. In particular, we are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage relating to your use of the website, nor as a result of your reliance of any information on the website, nor for the loss of any personal information transmitted, or failure of transactions performed, via the website’s systems.

Amendments Of These Website Terms of Use

We reserve the right to amend these terms. The user acknowledges that by visiting the website from time to time, the user will become bound to the current version of these terms and, unless stated in the current version, all previous versions will be superseded by the current version. You are responsible for reviewing the then current version on each visit to the website.

Applicable Laws

These terms will in all respects be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa. The user submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of South Africa.


Failure or neglect by us to enforce at any time these terms, will not be construed as a waiver of our rights, nor will such failure or neglect in anyway effect the validity of the whole or any part of these terms, nor prejudice our rights to take subsequent action.

Entire Agreement

These terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties in respect of this subject matter. As far as the law of South Africa allow, we will not be bound by any express or implied representation, term, warranty, promise or the likes that are not recorded in this agreement.


Any questions or concerns arising from these terms, the website or any personal information should be made via our Contact page.